Public Service Spotlight

Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Wednesday December 30, 2015

Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They'll give you a hand...so you can give your heart.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Charity Spotlight




The holiday charitable giving season is here. Before you make that donation, find a charity you can trust with Charity Navigator, the nation's leading independent charity evaluator. Make sure your dollars do the most good at charitynavigator.org - CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements
Monday December 15, 2014 - Saturday January 10, 2015
Help Save Cache Creek Shelter!
Cache Creek Rescue in the Joliet-area is a no-kill, non-for-profit shelter that saves dogs and cats. They recently received an eviction notice which will leave many of their animals without a place to go. Find out how you can help - go to Cache Creek's page on Facebook or CLICK HERE.
Where: Cache Creek
Location: Far Southwest Suburbs
 
Sunday February 08, 2015
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation's 'Be My Valentine' Family Event
The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation warms hearts once again this February with the eighth annual 'Be My Valentine' Family Event on Sunday, February eighth, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago. The event will feature special performances by DJ Kareen and other local music talent, a family brunch buffet and Valentine's Day activities for children. For more information or to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Ritz-Carlton Chicago
Location: Chicago North
 



Ongoing Public Service Announcements
Thursday June 26, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Step Up. Get Tested.
Help stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, FREE 'Step Up. Get Tested' HIV testing events are taking place across the city. Complete with rapid testing, education and support services. It's private and results are accurate and quick. Find a testing event near you at CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Get Freedom From Active Addiction in Narcotics Anonymous
Freedom from active addiction happens in Narcotics Anonymous. It is possible to stop using drugs and find a new way of life. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, the Chicagoland Region of Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call their 24 hour helpline at (708) 848-4884. That's 708-848-4884.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support Northern Illinois Food Bank
For the six hundred thousand neighbors facing hunger right here in Northern Illinois, a holiday meal is not guaranteed. You can help! Please donate at solve hunger today dot org. Because joy is a full plate for everyone. Northern Illinois Food Bank. solvehungertoday.org.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 30, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
United Way of Kenosha County Seeks Volunteers for Income Tax Prep.
The United Way of Kenosha County is looking for volunteers in Kenosha, Salem and Twin Lakes Wisconsin to help with free income tax preparation assistance for lower income individuals and families. Training is available...and no prior experience is necessary. To volunteer, call 262-658-4104.
Where: Various In Kenosha, County
Location: Wisconsin
 
Saturday November 01, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support the Anti-Cruelty Society's 2014 Holiday Fund Drive
The holidays are a time to celebrate and get together with loved ones. But for homeless animals, the cold winter months can be a time of loneliness and despair. You can help by supporting the Anti-Cruelty Society. Their 2014 Holiday Fund Drive is going on now. To donate, CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday November 04, 2014 - Thursday January 01, 2015
Support the Catholic Campaign for Human Development During the Holiday Season & Year Around
How would your family's life change if you were living on or below $2,000 a month, amounting to less than 24,000 per year? About 650,000 of your fellow Chicagoans living in poverty are facing that reality. This statistic fuels the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) in their efforts to fund organizations working to empower the poor. To contribute to CCHD and for more information please CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 06, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Donate to the Red Cross This Holiday Season
The American Red Cross brings help and hope to families in need in our community. Across the country, every eight minutes, every day, all year long, the Red Cross is there and couldn't do it without you. This holiday season, give something that means something. Donate today - CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 20, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Take Part in the Chicago Charity Challenge
The Chicago Charity Challenge would like to thank the twenty companies and their charity partners for competing in this year's inaugural competition and for raising almost 4 million dollars and volunteering over 15,000 hours-- and it's not over yet! Visit ChicagoChaCha.org (CLICK HERE)- and boost your favorite team's standing by donating to their charity partner. Companies and charities can join in the fun for 2015. Learn more at chicagochacha.org. They've turned giving into a team sport!
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 20, 2014 - Sunday February 15, 2015
Erie Family Health Center Holds ObamaCare Enrollment Fairs
Erie Family Health Center is hosting a series of fifteen ObamaCare Enrollment Fairs aimed at educating and enrolling individuals so that they can have access to care. The fairs will provide relevant information and assistance in Spanish and in English to participants. Individuals will be able to immediately sign up for health care coverage with the help of certified Navigators. Additionally, Navigators will enroll eligible patients in Medicaid coverage. For more information, please call 312-666-3494 or visit www.eriefamilyhealth.org (CLICK HERE)! Appointments are available ahead of time and walk-ins on date of fair are welcomed.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday November 27, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's 'Hope for the Holidays' Campaign
This holiday season, give the gift of hope to young children in need of medical care at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Support their 'Hope for the Holidays' campgin thru December 31st. For information and to donate now, CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Friday November 28, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Holiday Lights at Mooseheart
The 5th Annual 'Holiday Lights at Mooseheart' will run every evening from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. beginning November 28th until December 31st. Located on the Mooseheart Campus just two miles north of the I-88 Exit on IL Route 31, one of the largest Shows in the Chicagoland area includes almost 100 displays and a Giant Light Tunnel on a 1.8 Mile route through the Campus, weekend visits from Santa, and a phenomenal viewing experience, all for only $10 a car. All proceeds benefit the Mooseheart children. CLICK HERE for more information.
Where: Mooseheart
Location: Far West Suburbs
 
Monday December 01, 2014 - Saturday January 31, 2015
Help Your Local Lions Club by Eating at Chili's
Help your local Lions Club this holiday season by eating at any Chili's restaurant in Illinois. By participating in the Chili's Give Back fundraiser you will be helping the Lions of Illinois raise money for their Low Vision Screenings. Just bring in a voucher from your Local Lions Club to any Chili's location and the Lions of Illinois Foundation will receive 15% towards their mission for improving the lives of people with low vision. The vouchers for this fundraiser are valid from December 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. So ask a Lions for a voucher and enjoy a tasty treat at Chili's today!
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday December 11, 2014 - Monday January 05, 2015
Get Your FREE Business Mentor at SCORE
Over the past 50 years, SCORE mentors have helped more than 10 million small business owners succeed - for free. Are you starting or growing a business? Be one of the next 10 million businesses helped by SCORE. Get your free business mentor at score.org - CLICK HERE. SCORE - for the life of your business.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday December 11, 2014 - Monday January 05, 2015
Find a Charity You Can Trust with Charity Navigator
The holiday charitable giving season is here. Before you make that donation, find a charity you can trust with Charity Navigator, the nation's leading independent charity evaluator. Make sure your dollars do the most good at charitynavigator.org - CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday December 16, 2014 - Sunday March 15, 2015
Join the Donor Registry at Be The Match
For people with life threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. 'Be the Match' connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Find out how you can join the donor registry...or give funds to help - CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 

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Monday, Dec 22, 2014
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
Cheap Trick
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1972
Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014
7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1981
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
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5:00pm
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Pearl Jam
10:00pm
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7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
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1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
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5:00pm
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